Sicyopterus longifilis de Beaufort, 1912
Threadfin goby
Sicyopterus longifilis
photo by Greco, F.M.

Family:  Gobiidae (Gobies), subfamily: Sicydiinae
Max. size:  9.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Philippines and Indonesia. Reported from New Guinea (Ref. 2847).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 10-10
Biology:  Lives in coastal streams with moderate to fast flow (Ref. 2847). Usually found in small. clear creeks, often in rainforest within about 50 km of the sea (Ref. 2847).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 January 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.08.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.04.97

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